In the 40 years since he made his daytime-TV debut, Vincent Irizzary had seen nothing like it — a non-Emmys red carpet event to kick off an evening celebrating soap operas, namely two that had been plucked from the ashes and given life anew.
Irizzary plays David Hayward, a highly duplicitous doctor on All My Children, which like fellow former ABC serial One Life to Live was reborn this week on Hulu and iTunes, via Prospect Park’s The Online Network. The actor calls the dramas’ return, in a new medium, none too small a miracle. READ MORE
Fans of One Life to Live‘s “Jolie” (aka John/Natalie) may want to sit down for this: Michael Easton apparently spoke way too soon at a recent fan event, where he teased a May Sweeps appearance on General Hospital by his longtime leading lady, Melissa Archer. READ MORE
As “soaps savior” Prospect Park gets to wheeling and dealing with the cast members and assorted unions attached to All My Children and One Life to Live, it’s looking increasingly unlikely that the eventual online iterations of either ABC serial will be able to retain their full ensembles. Thus, TVLine is moving forward with presenting our dream primetime roles for a few fan favorites. REVIEW OUR PROPOSALS